What You Will Learn
What is the Middle Level Education Degree?
The Bachelor of Science in Middle Level Education is housed within the College of Education for teacher licensure in middle schools. The curriculum provides a foundation for learning from 4th – 7th grades with options to choose two of four possible subjects—Mathematics, Science, English Language Arts, and Social Studies. Advanced work through teaching internships are required for the program to achieve the licensure requirements.
What Will I Learn In This Program?
- Understanding of central concepts within subjects taught.
- Planning lessons appropriate to the student and subject matter.
- Basing teaching on development and student need.
- Relational skills for interpersonal communication with students and parents.
- Collaboration with teachers, administration, and parents.
What Courses Will I Take?
The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.
- Middle Level Education - English & Math
- Middle Level Education - English & Science
- Middle Level Education - English & Social Studies
- Middle Level Education - Math & Science
- Middle Level Education - Math & Social Studies
- Middle Level Education - Science & Social Studies
What Resources Are Available To Me?
- Association for Middle Level Education
- Teachers First
- National Council of Teachers of English
- National Council for the Social Studies
- National Science Teachers Association
- National Earth Science Teachers Association
- National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
- Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
Additional resources specifically for Tech students:
- Student National Education Association
- Collegiate Middle Level Association
- Beta Beta Beta (Tri Beta)
- National Science Teachers Association Student Chapter
- Math Club
Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?
Positions within the Middle Level field vary from adolescent development to mentorship.
Students can think out of the box with this major as well through careers in public
While this program is primarily geared toward those who wish to teach at the middle school level, opportunities may also exist within the realms of private tutoring or teaching to adults and/or children.
Where Can I Get More Information About The Middle Level Education Degree?
For more information about the Middle Level Education degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Education catalog.